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The Primary SEND Handbook for Trainee Teachers

The Primary SEND Handbook for Trainee Teachers

June 2024 | 172 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

All teachers require a clear understanding of the needs of their pupils and how best to support them in the classroom. This book is written to support and guide trainee teachers to understand Special Educational Needs and Disabilities in Primary settings, and how to teach and engage their class in an inclusive way. Packed with all the essential information you need, this book covers the role and responsibilities of the teacher, working with support staff and strategies for the classroom. This essential textbook covers up-to-date policy and legislation, in addition to the four broad key areas of need. Directly linked to the areas of the Core Content Framework, the Early Career Framework and the Teacher’s Standards, this book is written with the goal of helping you to be the best teacher you can.

Part One – Policy and Teacher Responsibilities
Chapter 1: Policy Development and Legislation in the UK Context
Chapter 2: The Role of the SENCo, Class Teacher and their Responsibilities
Part Two – Pupil Areas of Need
Chapter 3: Communication and Interaction
Chapter 4: Cognition and Learning
Chapter 5: Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH)
Chapter 6: Sensory and Physical Needs
Part Three – Developing Classroom Practice
Chapter 7: Working with Support Staff, Education Professionals and Parents
Chapter 8: Assessing Pupil Needs through the Graduated Approach
Chapter 9: Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCPs)
Conclusion – The Future of SEND

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